Latest in: Social Control

  • Criminalizing Dissent: J20 Trial Drags On As Jury Deliberations Delayed

    December 20, 2017
    Washington, DC – A month after trial first began on November 20, the jury is still out in the case of the first six defendants among those mass arrested by DC Metro Police (MPD) at the anti-capitalist anti-fascist march during Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on…...
  • FCC Repeals Net Neutrality: Interview with Electronic Frontier Foundation

    December 17, 2017
    Unicorn Riot Studio, Internet – On Friday, December 16, 2017, the day after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal “Net Neutrality” rules, we interviewed Bill Bundington of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), “a nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world” on what…...
  • Criminalizing Dissent: After Proving “Mere Presence” J20 Prosecution Rests Case

    December 13, 2017
    Washington, DC – Since November 20, trial has been underway for the first group of defendants charged with multiple felonies after being caught up in a politically targeted mass arrest of an anarchist protest march during Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (J20). The arrests…...
  • Criminalizing Dissent: Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Enters Fourth Week

    December 9, 2017
    Washington, DC – Several weeks into the first trial of the individuals who were mass arrested during President Trump’s inauguration in DC on January 20 (J20), the prosecution is almost ready to rest its case. The arrests occurred at 12th & L streets when police…...
  • Reports From Greece – 13 Part Series – 2017

    November 19, 2017
    During the summer of 2017, Unicorn Riot documented over a dozen stories from Athens, Greece. The stories were varied, most displaying networks of mutual aid, including housing, healthcare, food, detainee support and more, created by anarchists and anti-authoritarians in and around Exarcheia. We produced three…...
  • Pwning Targets Through Social Engineering at DEFCON

    August 6, 2017
    Las Vegas, NV – Social engineering (SE) is defined as “any act that influences a person to take an action that may or may not be in their best interest”, according to the website social-engineer.org. The art of social engineering can be used for a…...
  • Greece: Action of Solidarity With Squats and Against Evictions

    June 25, 2017
    Athens, Greece – On Friday, June 24, a “coordination of refugee squats” staged a protest in front of the Ministry of Migration at Klathmonos Square. The specific squat communities that were involved included City Plaza, Notara 26, Oniru, Spirou Trikoupi 17, Arachovis, 5th School, and…...
  • Chile: 50+ Arrested in March for Free Education

    June 23, 2017
    SANTIAGO, CHILE – The Chilean student movement’s latest national mobilization brought thousands of students to the streets of the capitol Santiago on Wednesday. At least 50 students were reported to have been arrested. This video report from Santiago was contributed to Unicorn Riot. Protests blocked…...
  • Fighting Youth Incarceration in Minnesota & Creating Alternatives

    June 6, 2017
    Twin Cities, MN – New issues revolving around out-of-home placements for youth have recently been brought up through protests and direct actions in the Twin Cities metro area. The effects of youth ‘prisons’, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the disparities of youth of color being targeted…...
  • Chile: Fifty-One Arrested During May 1st Protest for Labor and Immigration Rights

    May 4, 2017
    Santiago, Chile – Two marches marked the first of May in Chile’s capital Monday. A permitted march was organized by Chile’s national association of labor unions, la CUT, while an unpermitted “classist and combative” march was organized by independent unions as well as communist, socialist…...